Blood Heir by Ilona Andrews 🌺🌺🌺.5/5 My old face was like a simple black dress. I could dress it up or dress it down. That was no longer an option. My new face made an impact no matter what I did to it. Dirty, clean, makeup, no makeup, it didn't matter. The eye I had … Continue reading Book Review: Blood Heir
For whatever reason, this year I wanted to do some re-reads of books I had enjoyed from high school. Maybe it's because it's a new decade and high school was *gasp* 15 years ago, but I was really feeling the desire to pick these two up. They both shaped my reading tastes and writing style … Continue reading Book Review: Two Rereads!
The City We Became by NK Jemisin 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Every city has a soul, and every city's soul has the potential to be born. New York? Has five. But each time a city is born, a dark evil rises to defeat that birth—and over the millennia, more and more cities have failed to be born. New … Continue reading Book Review: The City We Became
Smoke Bitten by Patricia Briggs 🌺🌺🌺/5 Something has escaped from Underhill. Something with the power to assume control over anything with a single bite—and then take their form. It's up to Mercy to stop it, before it can kill anything else. 3.5 stars, rounded down—and I'm kinda sobbing to be admitting that I didn't love … Continue reading Book Review: Smoke Bitten
Jade City by Fonda Lee 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 With the ability to give humans super strength, jade is a precious commodity that is found only on the island of Kekon and jealously guarded by the mafia-like clans who train for years for the ability to wear it. But the Mountain Clan is intend on consolidating power into … Continue reading Book Review: Jade City
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week's theme is Halloween Freebie, and what better way … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Favorite Urban Fantasy Reads
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo 🐍🐍🐍🐍/5 Trigger Warning: Rape, Assault Alex Stern is not the kind of student Yale generally welcomes...if welcomes is even the word. Rescued from a hospital bed, the former junkie is living a new life as one of the guardian enforcers of the secret societies. It's a fresh start. A new … Continue reading Book Review: Ninth House